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Equilibrium Flow in Spectral Variables and in Two Space Dimensions

  • Alexandre J. Chorin
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 103)

Abstract

We provide an introduction to equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and apply these theories to truncated spectral approximations and to inviscid flow in two space dimensions. The special feature that makes the two-dimensional theory work is the invariance of the total vorticity ʃξ dx.

Keywords

Phase Space Canonical Ensemble Spectral Variable Inertial Range Inviscid Flow 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexandre J. Chorin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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